All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Geico’

Well-Known Ad Exec Mike Hughes Dies After Writing His Own Obituary

Former Martin Agency president Mike Hughes has passed away at the age of 65 after a long battle with lung cancer. Hughes is responsible for such high profile campaigns as the Geico cavemen (which even had its own TV show at one point) and the Geico gecko, among others. He was told in 1998 that even though he was a …

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Connecticut School Bans the Phrase “Hump Day”

Geico is famous for it’s original and, at times, annoying commercials. The most recent camel commercial with the infamous “hump day” phrase, has recently caused some problems at a Connecticut middle school. The Vernon Center Middle School has now banned the phrase from being used by students after students have increasingly started using the phrase, not just on Wednesday, but …

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